- Minnesota is an Anglicized form of the Sioux word “Minisota” which means “cloudy water.”
- Minneapolis has more golfers per capita than any other city in the USA.
- The state has 90,000 miles of shoreline. That’s more than Florida, California, and Hawaii combined.
- The first Better Business Bureau in the USA was founded in the state.
- Madison, Minnesota, is the Lutefisk Capital of the United States.
- The stapler was invented in Spring Valley, Minnesota.
- The state has one recreational boat per every 6 people. That’s more than any other state.
- Minnesota state’s bird is the loon.
- The state’s official flower is the pink and white ladyslipper.
- Minnesota has more miles of bike trails than any other state.
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